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    Question what does this mean

    kia kaha
    Colins Kiwi workmate said it in a text,and Colin keeps forgetting to ask him what it means.
    I am looking up schools for my daughter and i saw this on 1 of the sites too
    just out of curiosity
    thanx
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    Kia kaha is the maori phrase for 'be strong'.
    you use it when someone is in a tough situation, to wish them luck and strength
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    Thankyou Kiaroa
    Meadow

    Landed in New Zealand 29th jan 2008
    Colin got job offer 21st feb
    Work Permit applied for 3rd march
    Colins work permit received friday 2nd may 2008
    Dated till jan 2010
    My work permit applied for 7th may 2008
    My work permit received 27th may 2008
    Dated till jan 2010


    Arrived back in Scotland 21st July 2009

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